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Telangana Government recruitment for 1032 Group-2 posts

Job seekers have reasons to rejoice with the Telangana state government announcing fresh recruitment for 593 Group-2 posts on Saturday. This is in addition to 439 posts announced a few months earlier. In all, the recruitment will be held for 1,032 posts. A GO to this effect was issued on Saturday. Of the newly announced Continue Reading

10 lakh insurance cover for rail passengers

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation on Friday said it is launching a host of initiatives, including passenger insurance and unreserved ticketing. “We are going to start passenger insurance soon and have already issued letter of award. We have short-listed three companies. The insurance would be less than Rs 2 per trip for a sum Continue Reading

7th Pay Commission allowances and HRA

The Union Cabinet on June 29 cleared the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission headed by AK Mathur in respect of the hike in basic pay and pension. However, the decision on 7th Pay Commission suggestions relating to allowances has been referred to a Committee headed by the Finance Secretary. The Committee will complete its Continue Reading

Telangana Nine districts declared backward

The Centre on Friday issued a gazette, dated July 20, notifying nine districts barring Hyderabad as backward areas. Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Warangal, Medak, Mahbubnagar, Ranga Reddy, Nalgonda and Khammam districts were notified as backward areas. Last year, too, the Centre had notified these nine districts as backward areas and gave a grant of Rs 50 Continue Reading

Indian Railways offers various concessions Pdf

Below is the list of various concessions that one can be eligible for. Check out the list. For Cancer patients 75 percent concession for cancer patients on 1st, 2nd class and AC chair car. 100 percent concession on 3AC, and sleeper class 50 percent on 1AC and 2AC Attendants can also avail this concession. 75 Continue Reading

15-Day Paternity Leave For Haryana Male Staff

The Haryana government has repealed the Punjab Civil Services Rules, framed way back in 1953, and put in place the Haryana Civil Services Rules, which would be applicable to all state government employees. Under the new rules, all male government employees would be eligible to take paternity leave for 15 days. “Every employee would be Continue Reading

Indian Air Force’s AN-32 Plane Not Found Yet

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will visit Chennai today to oversee search operations for an Indian Air Force (IAF) AN-32 “courier flight” that went missing with 29 people on board on Friday. The plane left the Tambaram air base near Chennai at 8.30 am on Friday and was to have landed at Port Blair around 11.45 Continue Reading

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Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology created

A new Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has been created by the Centre after bifurcating Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MoC & IT) to exclusively deal with Aadhaar, promotion of internet and other related services. According to the decision, there will be two ministries— Ministry of Communications and Ministry of Electronics and Information Continue Reading

Telangana Govt names Murrel as state fish

The Telangana government on Wednesday issued orders declaring Murrel (Channa striatus) as the state fish. Principal secretary of fisheries department Suresh Chanda issued orders to this effect. Murrel, also known as Korrameenu or Korramatta in Telugu, was also the state fish of undivided Andhra Pradesh. After bifurcation, it was necessitated for the Telangana government to Continue Reading

Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh to be launched on July 29

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh will be launched to plant one crore sapplings under the Vanam Manam programme on July 29. He said the green cover in the state should be increased to 50 per cent from the existing 26 per cent by 2029. Speaking to the media at Continue Reading

Cabinet Nod For Amendment To Benami Transactions Bill

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for introducing amendments to the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2015. The amendments aim to strengthen the Bill in terms of legal and administrative procedure so as to overcome the practical difficulties which may arise in the implementation of the provisions of the Bill when it becomes Continue Reading

Gram Panchayats to be Connected Through Fibre Cable By 2018

All Gram Panchayats in the country will be connected through Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) to set up a network infrastructure by December 2018 under the government’s Digital India Programme, Lok Sabha was informed today. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the National Optical Fibre Network project, renamed as BharatNet, is one of the pillars of Continue Reading